Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to immediately provide for the retirement rights of Louis Bartolini, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of clause (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision (2) of section three of chapter thirty-two of the General Laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the town of Brookline retirement board is hereby authorized and directed to allow Louis Bartolini of the town of Southborough to be a member in service in such retirement system and to allow him, upon appropriate payment, to purchase creditable service for the period of service of said Louis Bartolini with the town of Southborough as selectman from January first, nineteen hundred and sixty-three to December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and seventy-seven and January first, nineteen hundred and seventy-nine to December thirty-first, nineteen hundred and eighty-two and the period of service of said Louis Bartolini with the town of Brookline from June tenth, nineteen hundred and ninety-two to the present. Said Louis Bartolini shall repay into the annuity savings fund of said system, in one sum or in installments as the board shall determine, an amount equal to the amounts which were withdrawn by him from the retirement system with respect to his aforesaid period of service with the town of Southborough, plus interest thereon, and he shall further pay into said annuity savings fund, in one sum or in installments as the board shall determine, an amount equal to the amount which would have been withheld by the town of Brookline had said Louis Bartolini been a member in service in said system during the aforesaid period of service with the town of Brookline. Upon completion of the payments required herein, said retirement board shall grant to said Louis Bartolini creditable service for the aforesaid periods of time.